Brandon Lee is the President and CEO of Anacostia Consulting Group, leading the practice’s environmental, economic, and security issues. His work focuses on analyzing the risks posed in maritime operations domestically and internationally.
Mr. Lee’s work has included reviewing potential methods to create regional stability and establishing cooperative and defensive approaches to maintaining regional balance of power in the South China Sea; developing feasible, implementable, and achievable policy recommendations to improve maritime capacity in Southeast Asia; and identifying opportunities for maritime capacity building support by the U.S. Coast Guard, the Japan Coast Guard, and Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration.
Mr. Lee’s work on assessing maritime capacity building in Southeast Asia and opportunities for cooperation between the U.S. and Japan Coast Guards has been turned into a three-volume set for use by the Japan Coast Guard Academy. He has also written an article on maritime capacity building opportunities for the Taiwan Coast Guard Administration in the “Perspectives on Taiwan: Insights from the 2019 Taiwan-U.S. Policy Program” published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies
Prior to this work, he worked as a Policy Analyst for the Institute for European Environmental Policy conducting research on international regulations and policies. Mr. Lee is an AmeriCorps alumnus and received his M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, his M.P.A. from Columbia University, and his B.S. from the University of Utah.